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Military Pride – and Ingenuity – Singapore Style

How I stumbled across this, I have no idea, but evidently the armed forces of Singapore hold an annual “Pride Day” every year, to celebrate both the best men and women in the armed services, as well as the best achievements and innovations developed that year. The 2008 Pride Day was held around a month ago, and you can see the various awards by clicking here. Many of them are quite interesting, like this extremely low-tech mosquito-suppression / dengue control scheme. I shudder to think how much the U.S. Army would spend on R&D contracts to find a similar solution…

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